t @SceneLGBTQ f @Gscene.Brighton D www.scenemag.co.uk THE HEART OF LGBTQ+ LIVING APR 2023
LESBIAN VISIBILITY WEEK 24/04-30/04
Rose Garden's Swap Shop raises £500 for Sussex Beacon at Centre Stage
Brighton & Hove Pride contributes to Brighton Fringe's "largest bursary offering to date"
Rose's Swap Shop takes place on the last Saturday of every month at Centre Stage, 11-12 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TL.
Podcast series shines spotlight on LGBTQ+ staff in NHS Hospital Trust
There were 43 bursary winners across 16 bursary schemes.
In The Middle: new film features first trans football referee, Lucy Clark
United Colours: Voices from the LGBT+ Staff Network at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust shares some of the highs and lows of working in a busy NHS Trust for LGBTQ+ colleagues.
Kath Duncan's 'Liberty' to show at Hatcham House during Pride Month
In The Middle follows a diverse group of match officials as they attempt to cope with the rigours of running matches in grassroots football.
Sculpture destined for Brighton's Preston Park after tree tragedy
The film tells for the first time how LGBTQ+, working class Black History activists from Lewisham in South East London fearlessly took on the power of the State, the King, and the UK legal system
One of the oldest English Elm trees in the world that was destined for the incinerator is being transformed into a work of art. The beautiful gilded tree sculpture will be unveiled in Preston Park, Brighton, this spring and reunited with its surviving 'twin' elm.
write your Will and help keep Martlets caring?
Every year, Martlets teams up with professional Will writers who offer to write your Will in return for a donation to Martlets, £150 for a single and £250 for a joint Will.
Booking Period: 3–28 April 2023 - Will Writing Month 3–31 May 2023
19 High Street
BN9 9PU 01273 514213 firstname.lastname@example.org
238 South Coast Road
BN10 8JS 01273 582271
Coole Bevis LLP
79 Church Road Hove
BN3 2BB 01403 224630
Burt Brill & Cardens
30 Old Steine Brighton
BN1 1FL 01273 604123
Taylor Rose MW Sussex Innovation Centre Science Park Square
BN1 9SB 01273 830030
UHY Hacker Young 168 Church Road
BN3 2DL 01273 726445
Rebecca Griffiths Dean Wilson LLP
Ridgeland House 165 Dyke Road
BN3 1TL 01273 249280
Deibel & Allen
Keasley House 10 Franklin Road
BN41 1AN 01273 430999
Martin Cray & Co 177 Edward Street
Brighton BN2 0JB 01273 673226
email@example.com tabrahams@martincray. co.uk
GWCA Solicitors 29 Boundary Road Hove
BN3 4EF 01273 253500
Just choose one of the Will writers above and contact them during April to book
For more information call Grant on 01273 916960
Vallance Hall Hove Street Hove East Sussex BN3 2DE 01273 204411
Robert Simon & Co St. Mary’s House St. Mary’s Road
Shoreham By Sea
BN43 5ZA 01273 452333
“I feel very proud to be able to leave something in my Will to Martlets and it was so easy to do during Will Writing Month.”
Charity Registration No: 802145
PAUL O’GRADY. 1955-2023
Elska takes an intimate trip to legendary queer city, San Francisco
Brighton Marina launches competition to showcase University of Brighton talent
Inside readers can get up close and personal with a cross section of ordinary local men from what is arguably the most legendary gay city on Earth.
Polari Literary Salon opens its call to publishers for this year’s awards
Brighton Marina, in collaboration with the University of Brighton's School of Art and Media, is offering students the opportunity to enter a competition to create one winning design which will end up on an array of benches throughout Brighton Marina this year.
Polari Literary Salon is the UK’s only book prizes for emerging and established LGBTQ+ writers
National Student Pride launches first episode of new podcast, The Outtakes
The first episode stars Juno Dawson, presented by National Student Pride committee member and podcast host, Ben Court.
Experience the wonders of Greater Fort Lauderdale, from Butterfly World, the world’s largest butterfly park, to an airboat ride in the Everglades. Explore miles of golden beaches, enjoy a sunset cruise or dive into a magical underwater world. Your beach playground awaits with things you’ve never seen and moments you’ll never forget.
to truly immersive encounters Welcome Plan Your Adventure at VisitLauderdale.com/lgbt
Brighton & Hove LGBTQ+ Switchboard wins top UK health award
FEATURE: The rank outsider who changed the law
The charity will receive £40,000 in unrestricted funding as well as expert support and leadership development provided by The King’s Fund.
LGBTQ+ protest as King Charles arrives at Commonwealth Day service
When the history of queer rights in the UK is updated, there’ll be at least once chapter on Duncan Lustig-Prean...
PREVIEW: Queer comedy, The Death of Me, is coming to Brighton Fringe
Forty, mostly African, LGBT+ protesters shouted “Stop Commonwealth homophobia“ as King Charles and Commonwealth leaders arrived at Westminster Abbey for last month's Commonwealth Day service.
Allsorts Youth Project seeks volunteers for Brighton LGBT+ Youth Groups
Combining humour with pathos, this award-winning new play from Dublin explores one woman’s cancer journey, as she wrestles with the question we all face. What do I want, with the time I have left?
New research highlights challenges trans and non-binary staff face at work
Allsorts' volunteers form the backbone of the organisation, and work with the LGBTQ+ Youth Support Workers to provide a fun and safe setting for young people to make friends, and get involved in a wide range of activities and workshops to enhance their life skills.
This study looks at how individual experiences combine with organisational culture, processes and working relationships to produce moments where diverse gender identities can be accepted or denied, which can be damaging for trans workers.
Greens describe new anti-racism strategy as “a vital step forward for city”
BOOK REVIEW: Miss Major Speaks: The Life and Legacy of a Black Trans Revolutionary
Following work with dozens of organisations, Brighton & Hove city councillors voted through an antiracism strategy that lays out how Brighton & Hove City Council will combat racism.
Exhibition on HIV experiences to accompany Madonna musical
The future of black, queer, and trans liberation from a legendary transgender elder and activist.
Season 2 of Anti Trans Hate Machine: The Plot Against Equality launches
Alongside Live To Tell: (A Proposal For) The Madonna Jukebox Musical - showing at Camden People’s Theatre from April 4-15 - will be a new and powerful exhibition in the theatre's lobby.
The Ledward Centre seeks nominations for people to receive radios on loan
On Friday, March 31 - Trans Day of Visibility
- Translash Media released season 2 of the podcast The Anti-Trans Hate Machine: A Plot Against Equality.
With a record wave of anti-trans legislation reported in the US - including bans on gender affirming healthcare for trans children and adults - the new season aims to illuminate how the right-wing has fuelled these bills by generating a breathtaking and wide-ranging disinformation campaign.
Brighton & Hove's LGBTQ+ centre is aiming to start broadcasting its LGBTQ+ community radio station this summer to bring to those unable to be at there in person.
COME & BROWSE - YOU ARE SURE TO FIND WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR!! An eclectic mix of vintage, antique up cycling / recycled furniture , clothing, jewellery, art, china and object d'art - all in a price range to suit every pocket. GEORGES & HERVE WISH ALL OF KEMPTOWN & QUEENS PARK A VERY HAPPY VALENTINES! Come & try our amazing French & English food as well as amazing drinks selection Includes... Stalls and cabinets available to rent An eclectic mix of VINTAGE CLOTHING FOR MEN & WOMEN, Army men’s wear, antique up cycling / recycled furniture, jewellery, art, china and objets d'art - all in a price range to suit every pocket.
Spring Ladies and Gents Clothing New & Preowned
Ugandan anti-LGBTQ+ bill could see homosexuals sentenced to death
'David at 90': David Raven's 90th Birthday to be celebrated with a Gala Concert at Brighton Dome in July
All but two of Uganda’s 389 MPs have passed a controversial anti-LGBTQ+ bill, which introduces capital and life imprisonment sentences for gay sex and the “recruitment, promotion and funding” of same-sex “activities”.
Mermaids launches report on trans youth's experiences in sport
The Brighton Rainbow Fund is inviting everyone to join in the celebrations to mark a milestone birthday of a remarkable man and his remarkable career, and to raise funds to distribute as grants to local LGBTQ+ and HIV projects.
Legends Brighton and Brandwatch get involved in Martlets' baaa-rilliant Shaun the Sheep art trail!
Mermaids said on Facebook: "The survey revealed that while trans young people love taking part in sport to improve their mental and physical health, 52% felt that their gender identity had definitely been a barrier to them taking part."
Mpox vaccination programme to be wound down
The art trail runs from September 9 to November 5 and features 42 uniquely designed Shaun the Sheep sculptures on display throughout the city.
Queer horror Swallowed on digital download from April 24
Those still eligible urged to come forward.
Swallowed is a queer horror nightmare about drugs, bugs and protecting the ones we love.
LOOKING FOR NOW? Look No Further. Join the action at www.squirt.org today.
Coronation of King Charles III to be shown in Brighton's Jubilee Square
Collaborative project highlights women’s differing experiences of lockdown
The big screen will be set-up with a covered area to ensure the space can be used whatever the weather.
Drag designer competition show, Sew Fierce, to premiere in the UK on April 14
An Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) initiative is shining a light on the experiences of women during the pandemic to mark the third anniversary of the first lockdown.
"I want this song to set folks free." Billy Porter releases new single, 'Baby Was A Dancer'
Hosted by Barbada de Barbades, the new competition series showcases the craft of drag, where designers and costumers compete in weekly challenges to create new looks.
BOOK REVIEW: Sunburn by Chloe
A peek into blistering adolescent angst, a furious fission of elemental feelings exploding, boiling and churning with huge undercurrents...
Billy said: “Growing up queer, growing up black, growing up in the church, there was a lot of push back in terms of my authenticity. To talk about yourself, to have the language and the audacity to know one's place and intention on this planet.”
World Athletics to exclude trans women from female events
Lord Coe, President of World Athletics, said: "The council has agreed to exclude male-to-female transgender athletes, who have been through male puberty, from female world ranking competitions from 31 March.
Greater Fort Lauderdale: Can’t-Miss LGBTQ+ Summer Events
Greater Fort Lauderdale welcomes visitors with a wealth of LGBTQ+ offerings throughout the 2023...
) As Florida’s LGBTQ+ capital, Greater Fort Lauderdale welcomes visitors with a wealth of LGBTQ+ offerings throughout the year, from the exciting nightlife scene in Wilton Manors to Sebastian Street Beach, a top-rated gay beach in the United States. During Pride Month in June, the festivities are in full swing and July ushers in the irresistible FlockFest. Here’s a look at just a few of the events that are sure to make a summer holiday here one you won’t soon forget!
Floatarama, June 10-11, 2023
All aboard to show your pride! Now entering its fourth year, Floatarama just keeps getting bigger and better. The weekend event features a spectacular Flotilla of decorated vessels on Saturday and a Sailor’s Dance & Pool Party on Sunday. To join the Flotilla, you can charter your own boat or purchase tickets to the 65’ vessel donated by the Water Taxi. The lively procession will cruise the waterways along downtown Fort Lauderdale’s New River and the Intracoastal Waterway. Greater Fort Lauderdale’s 482 kilometres of scenic waterways has deemed the area as the world’s yachting
capital, and along with the on-the-water festivities, you’ll be treated to amazing views of the area’s tropical charm, superyachts and stunning waterfront estates.
Best of all, proceeds from this event will support at-risk LGBTQ+ youth. Last year’s event raised $50,000 for the Floatarama LGBTQ Youth Fund. So, you’ll not only have a great time, you’ll also support a great cause.
Stonewall Pride Parade and Street Festival, June 17, 2023
Honouring the historic Stonewall Riots and the start of the LGBTQ+ human rights movement, this legendary event takes place in Wilton Manors, renowned as the nation’s ‘Second Gayest City’ and home to numerous gay-owned businesses, including a thriving row of nightlife hotspots along Wilton Drive.
This year’s colourful extravaganza will kick off with a street festival on Wilton Drive at 3pm, where you can enjoy everything from three stages of live music to over-the-top, interactive artistic experiences. The main event, the parade, begins at 7pm and is truly an unforgettable
spectacle, followed by a street party till 11pm The festivities will carry on into the wee hours complemented by Wilton Manor’s many bars, restaurants and nightclubs. It’s the ultimate celebration of love, acceptance, equality and inclusivity – and a party you don’t want to miss!
FlockFest, July 7-9, 2023
Bring your decorated winged floatie to Fort Lauderdale Beach Park and join this celebration of LGBTQ+ culture, dubbed ‘The Hottest Beach Party in Fort Lauderdale’. The fun for everyone under the sun culminates on Sunday in a Flamingo Splash T-Dance Pool Party from 12-5pm at the Easton Rooftop Pool & Lounge at the Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Downtown. FlockFest supports a variety of charitable organisations and businesses that work to create social justice and equality for all, so if you like having fun while helping others, join the Flock!
D Learn more about these and other LGBTQ+ events in Greater Fort Lauderdale and book your room now for the best summer holiday ever at www.visitlauderdale.com/lgbtq.
Darcelle XV, the world's oldest working drag queen, dies aged 92
Rainbow Call Companions, a service for older LGBTQ+ people, celebrates first anniversary
Darcelle was crowned the world's oldest working drag performer in 2016 by the Guinness Book of World Records. The performer's death from natural causes was announced on Facebook by the club she ran in Portland, Oregon, that was named after her drag persona.
Actually Gay Men's Chorus announce summer show - Sussex by the Sea
Award-winning Rainbow Call Companions service, run by charity Re-engage, is on course to reach its target of helping older LGBTQ+ people.
South Western Railway launches UK's first Intersex-Inclusive Pride train
Actually Gay Men’s Chorus is to return with their 2023 summer show, Sussex by the Sea, on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 at St Mary’s Church.
ALL THAT JAZZ by Simon Adams
The new livery was applied to a Class 444 train at the Bournemouth Depot and is now in service.
Honey Dijon to headline Brighton & Hove Pride dance tent on Saturday, August 5
Simon Adams reviews the best new releases and previews Summer Jazz Live in Lewes!
The full line-up for Pride Saturday’s dance tent also includes performances from Gok Wan, DJ Paulette, Hi-Fi-Sean, Monki and many others. Alongside that, the hotly tipped Confidence Man has been added to the main stage line-up on Saturday, August 5.
New season of Queer I Am to launch Saturday, May 1
Queer I Am, the podcast that celebrates queer artists and queer allies, will now be recorded weekly in front of a live studio audience.
World Database launches with key data on the human rights situation of LGBTQ+ people worldwide
Dale Melita brodcasts the best new music from #planetpop!
Artist creates Van Gogh-inspired ‘Starry Night’ artwork of Brighton landmarks
The ILGA World Database is a free-access, unique observatory on laws, human rights bodies, advocacy opportunities, and news related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics issues worldwide
UN rights experts condemn Uganda’s ‘egregious’ anti-LGBTQ+ legislation
SPOTLIGHT ON: Queer East Film Festival
They warned the new legislation would exacerbate and legitimise continued stigmatisation, violence, harassment, and discrimination against LGBTQ+ persons.
Queer East Film Festival will be screened at cinemas across London from April 18-30, and then will tour to 10 as yet undisclosed cities between September and November
The artwork by Pauly the Painter marks the 170th birthday of Van Gogh, along with Van Gogh Alive’s Brighton opening
AN ADVERT THIS SIZE COSTS £125. FOR ALL RATES, GET IN TOUCH! ADVERTS Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book an advert R-Hand Profit Advisor Simple ways to make more profit -Business Development & Digital Transformation -Project & Cash Flow Management Friendly Professional Call 07537837029 Unisex Hairsalon 18 St Georges Road, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1EB 01273 623 408
ACTORS 4 Prince's St, Brighton BN2 1RD AFFINITY BAR 129 St James's St, Brighton BN2 1TH BAR 7 @ CRAWLEY 7 Pegler Way, Crawley RH11 7AG LGBTQ+ VENUES FOR LISTINGS, VISIT: WWW.GSCENE.COM/EVENT-DIRECTORY/ BAR BROADWAY 10 Steine St, Brighton BN2 1TY R-BAR 5-7 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TA BEDFORD TAVERN 30 Western St, Brighton BN1 2PG BRIGHTON SAUNA 75-76 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 9JA BRIGHTON TAVERN 99-100 Gloucester Rd, Brighton BN1 4AP BULLDOG 31 St James's St, Brighton BN2 1RF CHARLES STREET TAP 8 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TA CENTRE STAGE 11-12 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TL CAMELFORD ARMS 30-31 Camelford St, Brighton BN2 1TQ
Gscene 21 CURZON 7 Rock St, Brighton BN2 1NF EDGE & BOX BAR Compton Walk, Southampton SO14 0BH FALLEN ANGEL 24 Grafton St, Brighton BN2 1AQ FOUNTAIN@HASTINGS 93 Queens Rd, Hastings TN34 1RL GROSVENOR PUB 16 Western St, Hove, BN1 2PG HAMPSHIRE BLVD St Pauls Rd, Southsea, Portsmouth PO1 2QN LGBTQ+ VENUES FOR LISTINGS, VISIT: WWW.GSCENE.COM/EVENT-DIRECTORY/ LE VILLAGE 2-3 High St, Brighton BN2 1RP HART@EASTBOURNE 89 Cavendish Pl, Eastbourne BN21 3RR IRONWORKS 30 Cheapside, Brighton BN1 4GD LEGENDS BRIGHTON 31-34 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TR LONDON HOTEL 2 Terminus Terr, Southampton SO14 3DT MARINE TAVERN 13 Broad St, Brighton BN2 1TJ
NAUTILUS LOUNGE 129-130 St James's St, Brighton BN2 1TH NEW STEINE HOTEL 10-11 New Steine, Brighton BN2 1PB QUEENS ARMS 7-8 George St, Brighton BN2 1RH RAILWAY CLUB 4 Belmont, Dyke Rd, Brighton BN1 3TF REGENCY TAVERN 32-34 Russell Square, Brighton BN1 2EF REVENGE CLUB 32-34 Old Steine, Brighton BN1 1EL LGBTQ+ VENUES FOR LISTINGS, VISIT: WWW.GSCENE.COM/EVENT-DIRECTORY/ TRADING POST 28 St George's Rd, Brighton BN2 1ED THE SUSSEX 17 St Catherines Terrace, Hove, BN3 2RH ROTTINGDEAN CLUB 89 High St, Rottingdean, BN2 7HE VELVET JACKS 50-52 Norfolk Square, Brighton BN1 2PA ZONE 33 St James's St, Brighton BN2 1RF
l Allsorts Youth Project
Youth Groups and One-to-One Support for LGBTQ+ young people under 26 (in-person & online). Weekly sessions 01273 721211 or email info@ allsortsyouth.org.uk allsortsyouth.org.ukk
l Brighton & Hove Police
Report all homophobic, biphobic or transphobic incidents to: 24/7 assistance call police on 101 (emergencies 999) Report online at: www.sussex. police.uk
LGBT team (not 24/7) email: LGBT@sussex.pnn. police.uk
l Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard
• LGBT Older People’s Project
• LGBT Health and Inclusion Project
• LGBTQ Disability & Neurodiversity Project
• Rainbow Café Project: support for LGBT+ people with dementia
• Trans and Non-Binary Link Project
• LGBT Grief Encounters Project
• Volunteering opportunities, call Riley 07599 434057
Helpline hours: Wed & Thur, 7–9.30pm; trans-only webchat on Sun 3–5pm: call 01273 359042 or email email@example.com or helpline@ switchboard.org.uk Webchat www.switchboard. org.uk/helpline. www.switchboard.org.uk/brighton
Office Number: 01273 234009
l Brighton OneBodyOneFaith
Brighton sexuality, gender, & faith Group. Meets monthly. Contact: Nigel Nash firstname.lastname@example.org. www.onebodyonefaith.org.uk
l Brighton Women’s Centre
Info, counselling, drop-in space, support groups admin@Womenscentre.org.uk or visit www. womenscentre.org.uk
l Lesbian & Gay AA
12-step self-help programme for alcohol addictions: Sun, 7.30pm, Chapel Royal, North St, Btn (side entrance). 01273 203 343 (general AA line). www. alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
l LGBTQ+ Cocaine Anonymous
Meeting every Tues 6.30-8pm, 6 Tilbury Pl, Brighton, BN2 0GY, CA isn’t allied with any outside organisation, and neither endorses or opposes any causes. Helpline 0800 6120225, www.cocaineanonymous.org.uk www.sussexcocaineanonymous.co.uk
l LGBTQ+ NA Group
Brighton-based LGBTQ+ (welcomes others) Narcotics
Anonymous group every Tue 6.30–8pm, Millwood Centre, Nelson Row, Kingswood St. 0300 999 1212
l LGBT+ Meditation Group
Meditation & discussion, every 2nd & 4th Thur, 5.30–7pm, Anahata Clinic, 119 Edward St, Brighton. 07789 861 367 or www.bodhitreebrighton.org.uk
l Lunch Positive
Lunch club for people with HIV. Meet/make friends, find peer support in safe space. Every Fri, noon–2.30pm, Community Room, Dorset Gdns Methodist Church, Dorset Gdns, Brighton. Lunch £1.50. 07846 464 384 or www.lunchpositive.org
l MCC Brighton
Inclusive, affirming space where all are invited to come
as they are to explore their spirituality without judgement. 01273 515572 or email@example.com www.mccbrighton.org.uk
Independent, impartial services run by and for LGBTQ people with experience of mental health issues. 24 hr confidential answerphone: 01273 234839 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and out of hours online chat www.mindout.org.uk
Social/peer support group for trans, non-binary & intersex, AFAB, FTM, transmasculine & gender queer people. Every 2nd Friday of the month from 6-8pm (currently on Zoom) at Possability Place, Windlesham Venue, BN1 3AH (formerly Space for Change) navigatebrighton.co.uk
l Peer Action
Regular low cost yoga, therapies, swimming, meditation & social groups for people with HIV. contact@ peeraction.net or www.peeraction.net
l Rainbow Families
Support group for lesbian and/or gay parents 07951 082013 or email@example.com. www.rainbowfamilies.org.uk
l Rainbow Hub
Information, guidance and hate incident reporting services for LGBTQ+ communities in Brighton, Hove, and Sussex. Based at the Ledward Centre, Jubilee Street, BN1 1GE. Call 07714 782585 or visit www.therainbowhubbrighton.com
l Some People
Social/support group for LGB or questioning aged 14-19, Tue 5.30-7.30pm, Hastings. Call/text Kerrie Tolley-Cloke 07874 637593 or email somepeople@ eastsussex.gov.uk
l TAGS – The Arun Gay Society
Social Group welcome all in East & West Sussex Areas. Call/Text 07539 513171. More info: www.tagsonline. org.uk
l Victim Support
Anyone seeking help can contact our free 24/7 Supportline number on 0808 16 89 111 or get in touch via the website www.victimsupport.org.uk. A range of tools to help people cope and move forwards after crime can be found at www.mysupportspace.org.uk/moj
l The Village MCC
LGBTQ+ affirming church worship and pastoral care in Kemptown. See www.thevillagemcc.org, or call 07476 667353 for details.
HIV Prevention, Care & Treatment Services
l AVERT Sussex HIV & AIDS info service 01403 210202 or firstname.lastname@example.org
l Brighton & Hove CAB HIV Project
Money, benefits, employment, housing, info, advocacy. Appointments: Tue-Thur 9am-4pm, Wed 9am-12.30pm Brighton & Hove Citizens Advice Bureau, Brighton Town Hall. 01273 733390 ext 520 or www. brightonhovecab.org.uk
l Clinic M
Free confidential testing & treatment for STIs including HIV, plus Hep A & B vaccinations. Claude Nicol Centre, Sussex County Hospital, on Weds from 5-8pm. 01273 523388 or www.brightonsexualhealth.com
l Community HIV Specialist Service
NHS nursing team supporting patients with HIV in the community and offering free HIV training for groups across Brighton & Hove and West Sussex. www.
l Lawson Unit
Medical advice, treatment for HIV+, specialist clinics, diet & welfare advice, drug trials. 01273 664 722
l The Martin Fisher Foundation
STI HIV self-testing kits via digital vending machines available from: Jubilee Library, Wellsbourne Centre, Portland Road (between Wish Park Surgery and Kamson’s Pharmacy), BMEC Partnership Centre, Prowler and Brighton Sauna. www. themartinfisherfoundation.org
l Substance Misuse Service
Brighton & Hove Recovery Service manages and delivers the adult drug and alcohol services for the city. Change Grow Live (CGL) provides tailored support to adults in Brighton & Hove who identify as LGBTQ+. CGL offers 1-to-1 support, a variety of online and face to face groups. They offer LGBTQ+ specific groups via the peer-led Speakout group and have established links with a wide range of LGBTQ+ services. To refer to the service, email email@example.com or phone 01273 731 900. More info: www.changegrowlive. org/brighton-hove-recovery-service/info
l Sussex Beacon 24-hour nursing & medical care, day care 01273 694222 or www.sussexbeacon.org.uk
l Terrence Higgins Trust Brighton & Hove
For more info about these free services go to the THT office, 61 Ship St, Brighton, Mon–Fri, 10am–5pm 01273 764200 or firstname.lastname@example.org, facebook.com/THTBrighton
For people living with HIV:
• HIV support services: Info, support & practical advice
• Welfare rights advice: find out about benefits
• Counselling from qualified counsellors for up to 12 sessions
Health Promotion in Brighton & Hove: Provides services for men who have sex with men, anyone from African communities, sex workers of any gender, and trans or non-binary people.
• Visit clinic for free fast HIV & STI testing with results in <10 mins
• Free condoms and lube
• Confidential info and advice on sexual health & HIV
• Face2Face for gay/bi men; negotiating sex, chemsex, newly diagnosed
• Tailored support for sex workers, trans people and African communities
• Outreach - say hello online and in person for info, condoms & lube, and HIV/STI testing at Brighton Sauna, Boiler Room Sauna, Amsterdam, Charles Street Tap, and Legends bar. For details please check facebook.com/THTBrighton
l Sexual Health Worthing
Free confidential tests & treatment for STIs inc HIVA; Hep vaccinations. Worthing-based 0845 111345645
l National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline at www.galop.org.uk and 0800 999 5428
l Switchboard 0300 330 0630
l Positiveline (Eddie Surman Trust)
Mon-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat & Sun 4-10pm 0800 1696806
l Mainliners 02075 825226
l National AIDS Helpline 08005 67123
l National Drugs Helpline 08007 76600
l THT AIDS Treatment 08459 470047
l THT direct 0845 1221200
1 Affinity Bar m
129 St James’s St, BN2 1TH www.facebook.com/AffinityGayBar/
2 Centre Stage mm
11-12 Marine Parade, BN2 1TL 01273 688 826 www.facebook.com/centrestagebrighton
3 R-Bar m
10 Steine St, BN2 1TE 01273 609777
4 Bar Revenge m
5-7 Marine Parade, BN2 1TA www.revenge.co.uk
5 Barber Blacksheep m
18 St George’s Rd, BN2 1EB 01273 623408
6 Bedford Tavern mm
30 Western St, BN1 2PG 01273 739495
7 Brighton Birdcage m
35 Gloucester Rd, BN1 4AQ 01273 624010
8 Brighton Box m
25 Dukes Lane, Ship Street, BN1 1BG, 01273 722 036
9 Brighton Sauna m
75 Grand Parade, BN2 9JA 01273 689966
10 Brighton Tavern m
99-100 Gloucester Rd, BN1 4AP 01273 680365
11 Bulldog m
31 St James’s St Mews, BN2 1RF
12 Camelford Arms mm
30-31 Camelford St, BN2 1TQ 01273 622386
13 Charles Street Tap mm
8-9 Marine Parade, BN2 1TA 01273 624091
14 Curzon m m
7 Rock St, BN2 1NF, 01273 697054 www.facebook.com/CurzonBarBrighton/
15 Dental Health Spa m
14–15 Queens Rd, BN1 3WA 01273 710831
16 Engleharts m
49 Vallance Hall, Hove St, BN3 2DE 01273 204411
17 Fallen Angel m
24 Grafton St, BN2 1AQ
18 Grosvenor Bar m
16 Western St, BN1 2PG 01273 438587
19 HITZone Hove m
Unit 23, Waterside House, Basin Rd N, Hove, BN41 1UY, 07832 022002 www.facebook.com/hitzonehove/
20 Legends Bar, Club & Hotel mmm
31-34 Marine Parade, BN2 1TR 01273
21 Marine Tavern mm
13 Broad St, BN2 1TJ 01273 681284
22 Nautilus Lounge m
129 St James’s St, BN2 1TH www.nautiluslounge.com
23 New Steine Hotel & Bistro mmm
12a New Steine, BN2 1PB 01273 681546 www.newsteinehotel.com
24 Nice ’n’ Naughty m
32 St James’s St, BN2 1RF www.nicennaughty.co.uk
25 Paris House mm
21 Western Rd, BN3 1AF 01273 724195
26 Prowler m
112-113 St James’s St, BN2 1TH, 01273 603813 www.prowlerpoppers.co.uk
27 Queen’s Arms m
7 George St, BN2 1RH www.theqabrighton.com
28 Railway Club m
4 Belmont, Dyke Rd, BN1 3TF 01273 328682
29 Regency Tavern mm
32-34 Russell Sq, BN1 2EF 01273 325 652
30 Revenge m
32-34 Old Steine, BN1 1EL www.revenge.co.uk
31 Three Jolly Butchers mm
59 North Rd, BN1 1YD 01273 608571
32 Trading Post & Cup of Joe’s mmm
28 St George’s Rd, BN2 1EE 01273 698873
33 Velvet Jacks mm
50 Norfolk Sq, BN1 2PA http://tinyurl.com/VelvetJacks
34 Lé Village mm
2-3 High St, BN2 1RP 01273 681634
35 Zone m
33 St James’s St, BN2 1RF www.zonebrighton.co.uk
Key m Bars/Pubs
m Food m Clubs
m Legal Services
N SEVEN DIAALS LS DYKERD NORTH RD WESTERN RD WEST ST QUEENS R RD EEN KINGSWAY CHURCH RD GEORGE ST 1ST AVE HOVE STATION STATIO BRIGHTON STATION ST JAMES STREET MARINE PARADE SACKVILLE RD D VILL THE DRIVE E DRI PALMERIA SQUARE LONDONRD LON RD RD KINGS RD EDWARD ST GRAND PARADE G OLD STEINE RD BRIGHTON PIER WEST PIER HOVE ST MONTPELIER RD HOLLAND D RD GOLDSMID RD NORTHST O LEWESRD LE ELM GROVE ISLINGWORDRD OLDSHOREHAMRD RD CHURCHST C ST C CLOCK T TOW TOWER TRAFALGAR ST DYKE RD EASTERN RD NEW RD BRIGHTONMARINA> SOUTHOVERST FRESHFIELD RD QUEENSPARKRD ROYAL PAVILLION MARINE PARADE ST JAMES’ STREET GEORGE STREET CHARLES STREET GRAND PARADE EDWARD ST CAMELFORD STREET NEW STEINE ROCK PLACE UPPER ROCK GARDENS NORTHST OLD STEINE MANCHESTER STREET STEINE STREET BROAD STREET PRINCES STREET MADEIRA PLACE ST JAMES’ AVENUE CHURCHST MADEIRA DRIVE DORSET GARDENS HIGH STREET DEVONSHIRE PLACE BRIGHTON PIER NEW STEINE AIDS MEMORIAL LOWER ROCK GARDENS
1 2 3 18 12 5 7 6 8 9 13 14 15 16 17 11 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 31 32 33 34 35 4 30 10